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  • Of Turp's, Diablita Cantina and other restaurant things

     
    I was bad this week about linking to stories in the print edition. There were just too many other things to talk about. I only just got around to reading Other Reviewer Richard's review of Turp's in Mount Vernon, mainly......
  • Comfort food in the burbs

     
    Robert of Cross Keys has made my day, maybe my week, with this fine guest post. My Pikesville source, a guy who tells my husband about restaurants to pass on to me, has been going on for a couple of......
  • Question for Rothstein: How much is enough?

     
    Scott Rothstein loved his fancy sports cars, and there could be an apt metaphor there. The Fort Lauderdale lawyer might have taken some people, including his supposed best friends, for a very expensive ride. We still don't know where Rothstein......
  • Scott Rothstein's (and RRA's) sports connection

     
    If you???re a sports fan in South Florida, chances are you???ve seen RRA???s logo. Or heard of one of the companies Scott Rothstein???s invested in. That???s because Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler has been rapidly racking up sports sponsorships and teaming...
  • The Comment of the Week and Exchanges of the Week

     
    I blew it. In the excitement of Halloween (turning off all the lights and cowering in the dark), I forgot to post the Comment of the Week last night. So here we go this morning.When you're ridiculing something, as a......
  • Stoney River Legendary Steak's surprising soft opening

     
    The soft opening is a relatively new phenomenon in the restaurant business. When I first started reviewing, new restaurants didn't want a review right away, but they definitely wanted to get the word out they were open. Now some owners......
  • Monday Afternoon Quarterbacking: The Reserve

     
    My review of the Reserve in -- to avoid a neighborhood argument I'll call it the Federal Hill area -- appeared in yesterday's paper. Federal Hill is one of those places where I would expect upscale little wine bars and......
  • Charles Street: Let's eat

     
    I got word of an event this Saturday, Nov. 7, sponsored by the Historic Charles Street Association that sounds like fun. Michelle Coiron, who is the association's executive director, says the merchants wanted something like a street fair, so the......
  • Local Beaujolais Nouveau celebrations

     
    I recently got this e-mail from Sturmy:Any local restaurants/wine markets/etc holding a Beaujolais nouveau celebration this year?I'm sure there are, but I haven't gotten any press releases yet. I'll pass the information along if I do. And maybe you...
  • Is it a gastropub? Or a bistro bar? Or...

     
    We've talked about gastropubs at length before, and the consensus seems to be good idea, terrible name. But a couple of things came up just now that made me want to bring up gastropubs again.First, scottbbfm and Lissa introduced the......
  • 'Top Chef Reunion': Fabio's no Padma

     
    Top Chef may have taken a break this week from regular programming, but that doesn't mean that Liz and Justine are taking the night off. This week, we've got a Top Chef reunion show, bringing back some of the strongest......